• Press Release

    March 15, 2012

    BRE Bank SA Implements EMC Symmetrix VMAX

    Improves Performance, Scalability and Availability with “No Compromise” Enterprise Storage

    WARSAW, Poland - March 15, 2012 -

    EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) today announced that BRE Bank SA has successfully completed its implementation of EMC® Symmetrix® VMAX™ enterprise storage systems. BRE Bank selected EMC VMAX, the world's most powerful, trusted and smart enterprise storage, as the foundation for the its retail banking applications, on which the bank's 3.4 million mBank and MultiBank customers in Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia depend on for 25 million daily transactions. BRE Bank has been standardizing its mission-critical applications on EMC enterprise storage systems for years, reaffirming the bank's confidence in choosing EMC VMAX to replace its existing EMC storage system.

    Customer Benefits:

    • Increased Performance — EMC VMAX has enabled BRE Bank to improve response times for online transactions and reduce batch processing times.
    • Increased Scalability — With the EMC VMAX, BRE Bank is able to scale to accommodate its fast-growing demand for disk space without compromising performance or shutting down applications.
    • Enterprise Class Five-9s Availability — Thanks to the world's most trusted and powerful enterprise storage system, BRE Bank can provide its 3.4 million customers with continuous exceptional service and uninterrupted access to its retail banking applications 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, processing about 25 million transactions every day.

    Customer Quote:

    Przemysław Dygdoń, Data Center Director, BRE Bank SA

    "We have been using EMC solutions for years. These systems have proven to be reliable and efficient, allowing our customers to access retail banking services without interruption on a 24/7 basis. EMC VMAX has met all of our functional requirements and, with its innovative features, delivered a real improvement in I/O performance under both online and batch processing scenarios. Additionally, the new solution provides sufficient upgradeability in terms of capacity and performance to support our needs for a period of four to five years."

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